This Sunday, 30 April 2023, the fourth Sunday of Easter, is the 60th World Day of Prayer for Vocations. also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.” The purpose of this day is to publicly fulfill the Lord’s instruction to, “Pray the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into his harvest” (Mt 9:38; Lk 10:2). This year’s theme is: “Vocations: grace and mission.” We ask everyone to please join us in prayer for all those discerning a religious vocation, especially those who are considering joining us in the Order of Friars Minor Conventual.
Below is a beautiful Franciscan Voice post featuring Friar Angel Garcia. Thank you Franciscan Voice for your work and ministry.
We are blessed to have men in formation at this time, preparing for lives of service to God’s people. Recently, one reached a significant milestone on his Franciscan Journey.
Friar Angel Garcia was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, March 25, 2023, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, by the Most Reverend John Stowe OFM Conv., Bishop of the Diocese of Lexington, KY. Please pray for Rev. Fr. Angel Garcia OFM Conv. as he begins his priestly ministry. Please pray for Rev. Fr. Angel Garcia OFM Conv. as he begins his priestly ministry.